Korçë

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Korçë

(Albanian ˈkortʃə)
n
(Placename) a market town in SE Albania. Pop: 60 000 (2003 est)
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39-year-old Kolefski was born in Pustec but lives in Korce. He is married and has two children.
As a result, since 1921, Albania's ethnic Greek population has been registered as a minority living in recognised "minority zones" (Demjaha and Peci, 2014: 9) "Minority zones" were defined as particular districts (Gjirokaster, Sarande and Delvine for persons belonging to the Greek minority, and districts of Korce (municipality of Liqenas) and Devolli (municipality of Vernik) for persons belonging to the Macedonian minority) categorised as such under the communist regime, inhabited by substantial numbers of persons belonging to national minorities (Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, 2011: 11).
Tthese cities are Shkoder, Berat, Elbasan, Tirana, Korce, Tepelene, Gjirokaster Delvine Fier Lezhe, Durres, Pogradec." But those people face hardship in their lives due to poverty and their usually large families.
"We regard the recognition of a nonexistent Bulgarian minority in the regions of Prespa, Golo Brdo and Gora populated by Macedonians as serious violation of international law, the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, genocide against the Macedonian people and a crime against humanity," MAEI's secretary general Vasil Sterjovski said at a news conference in Korce.
Group H - Besiktas v L'motiv Moscow (4.0), S'kbeu Korce v Sporting.
Skenderbeu Korce (Albania) 1, Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) 2 in Elbasan
But the Albanian visitors, who won last week's first leg 4-1 in Korce, effectively killed the tie off when livewire winger Bernard Berisha and midfielder Lindon Latifi were on target in the 69th and 77th minutes.
She leaves a son, Piro Konomi of Worcester; a daughter, Anila Konomi and her husband Michael Papa of Worcester; and a sister, Sultana Manxura of Korce, Albania.
* Construction of two new bridges and rehabilitation of approximately 50 existing bridges in the regions of Korce, Berat and Fier.
Another early mosque is the Ilias Mirahori Mosque in the town of Korce built in 1494 after the Ottomans had gained control of the whole country.
Other countries with strong SME presence are the cities of Fier, Korce, Vlora, Elbasan and Shkodra.
Meanwhile, there are built in record time 9 wastewater treatment plants like in Kavaje, Pogradec, Korce, Durres, Sarande-Ksamil, Shengjin-Lezhe, Shiroke, Velipoje, Vlore and work is underway in Tirana, Kavaja resort with Golem included, Shkodra etc.PM Berisha appreciated the Sewerage Treatment Plant a major investment and said that this time next year Orikum will have the most modern water infrastructure."This investment, -said the prime minister, - transforms Orikum into a developed town and puts it on the map of the cleanest cities of Europe.